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White Satin Dress

White satin dress in 3 parts. Fitted bodice with point at center back and 2 points in front, skirt front panel and bodice embroidered with pearl beads and white bugle beads in elaborate floral pattern, overskirt plain white satin with train, bottom edge of overskirt and bottom edge of skirt...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Helen C. Burnham and Miss Mary C. Burnham

French, about 1890

Object Place



L. from shoulder to front point .470 M.

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Medium or Technique

Pearl embroidered white satin


Textiles and Fashion Arts